Canvassing for Opinion - aka "Blairs Brain on Cannabis"

IMHO prohibition sentiment requires inherent addiction to status quo, an incapacity to visualise beyond the here and now and a desperate desire to know others might feel the same... Reform is not revolutionary, rather it is evolutionary. Having survived banging your head against a brick wall the evolutionist relishes having stopped. / Blair

Friday, December 02, 2005

4oz hashish/500 joints not trafficking in UK

Telegraph | News | 500 cannabis joints is not trafficking, says Clarke: 500 cannabis joints is not trafficking, says Clarke
By John Steele, Crime Correspondent (Filed: 01/12/2005)

Anyone caught carrying up to 500 cannabis joints is likely to escape trafficking charges under Home Office proposals published yesterday.

Charles Clarke, the Home Secretary, revealed plans to set a threshold for the first time on the amount of drugs an individual can claim is for their own personal use."

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The news is not all good.. checkout who the defining experts are... talk about a bet each way

"Over the next three months, the Government will be asking experts including police, prosecutors and courts for their views on the correct threshold for various drugs, above which courts and juries will be invited to assume there is an intention to deal."

Yeah Right!


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